Postdoctoral Fellow
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio - San Antonio, TX

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A postdoctoral position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Manzoor Bhat to study the genetic and molecular mechanisms of trans-synaptic adhesive processes underlying synaptogenesis in Drosophila. Prospective applicants with a PhD or MD/PhD and demonstrated hands on experience with genetic model systems and/or molecular biology methodologies are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will work with students and postdoctoral fellows, gaining experience in both forward and reverse genetic screens, identification and phenotypic analyses of Drosophila mutants using proven methodologies to manipulate synaptic circuitry, and uncover conserved mechanisms in synaptic dysfunction and related pathologies. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae with past research experience, technical abilities, career goals, and the names of three references to:

Manzoor A. Bhat, M.S., Ph.D.,
Professor and Chairman
Zachry Foundation Distinguished Chair in Neurosciences
Department of Physiology
School of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
7703 Floyd Curl Drive
San Antonio TX 78229
All postdoctoral fellow appointments are designated as security sensitive positions. The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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